D Ross Consulting

Providing Consulting Services Related to Patient Safety, Medication Safety, Pharmacy Operations, Regulatory Compliance and Performance Improvement For Hospitals and Health Systems












About Us

Dan Ross, Pharm.D. is President of D RossConsulting, a consulting firm that provides patient safety, medication safety, pharmacy operations, regulatory compliance and performance improvement consultants for hospitals and health systems. 

Prior to starting his consulting company Dan served as the Director of Pharmacy and Medication Safety at Catholic Healthcare West (CHW - now Dignity Health) comprised of over forty hospitals in California, Arizona and Nevada. In his role Dan had responsibility for developing and implementing system-wide initiatives to improve clinical quality and patient safety related to medication use. Other areas of focus include managing the CHW clinician website-CHWConnect, decreasing the pharmacist vacancy rate in the hospitals and developing strong pharmacy leaders. 

He also served as the Vice President of Ancillary Services and Chief Pharmacy Officer at City of Hope National Medical Center from mid-2011 through mid-2012.  In that role he was responsible for over 575 FTEs and annual budgets of over
$170 million.

Prior to his work at CHW, Dan served at San Gabriel Valley Medical Center for over eleven years in a variety of capacities, including pharmacy clinical coordinator, director of pharmacy, vice-president of clinical services and chief operating officer. 

Dan was born and raised in Southern California and received his Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry degree from UCLA and Doctor of Pharmacy degree from USC. After graduating from pharmacy school, Dan completed a one-year clinical pharmacy residency at Memorial Medical Center of Long Beach. Dan worked as a critical care pharmacist at UCLA and then Memorial Medical Center of Long Beach after completing his residency. In the past, he has served as adjunct clinical faculty for both the USC and UCSF Schools of Pharmacy and is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy

Dan lives in Glendale, California with his wife and two sons. His spare time is spent going to soccer games, biking, snow and water skiing and traveling on family vacations.

We have a team of independent consultants ready to meet your needs.  As requirements differ for each project, we will match the consultant to your facility and the project.